The view from the chair, session one

I chaired the first session of the Care Inquiry last Wednesday. I was particularly pleased to be there, as this is the first time in my memory at least that organisations from across the spectrum of care options have come together to look out how best to provide long-term homes for children.

Understanding permanence – The Care Inquiry session one

Understanding permanence and what this means for children in care in England was the subject this morning at the first session of the Care Inquiry.